There are numerous outdoor activities, festivals, and food openings during summer in Florida. Which means most things require a fee or planning a weekend budget. But if you are saving for a holiday trip and still want to enjoy the weather, there are a lot of free things to do in Miami this summer.
From complimentary dancing lessons to free museum days, Miami has a bit of everything for the art-savvy and adventure seeker. Update your weekend bucket list and discover Miami for free with these activities:
Ball and Chain
Address: 1513 SW 8th Street, Little Havana
Why you need to go: This world-class lounge offers free salsa lessons on Tuesdays starting at 9 pm followed by a party. Learn how to rumba and salsa in this hour-long session.
Gold Coast Railroad Museum
Address: 12450 SW 152nd Street Miami
Why you need to go: The museum offers free admission on the first Saturday of each month from 11 am to 4 pm. Guests can explore all the trains and be transported back in time.
Price: (self-guided) Free!
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Why you need to go: Summer is the best season to watch turtles lay their eggs. The night-time activity will bring you one of the best experiences in your life. You can choose to walk along the beaches and discover the nests for free - or pay for a nighttime tour.
Beach Yoga Class
Address: 2727 Indian Creek Drive, Miami Beach
Why you need to go: Freehand Miami offers a complimentary one-hour long beach yoga class. Every Saturday morning locals have the opportunity to detox and relax at the beach with a class led by a professional yoga instructor.
Address: Calle Ocho between 13th and 17th Avenue
Why you need to go: Every third Friday of the month 8th street turns into a block party with lots of art and food vendors. There is live music and the best Latin culture showcasing their art.
Institute of Contemporary Art
Address: 61 NE 41st St Miami 33137
Why you need to go: This museum is completely free and offers great contemporary art. Definitely a good hideaway for rainy summer days.
Address: 500 17th Street Miami Beach, FL 33139
Why you need to go: It's a park where you can bring your picnic, blanket and watch a free concert.